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Tartaruga Hotel Restaurant & Bar

Yaddehemulla Road | Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 4 927116
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (38 reviews)
“yellow rice” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Yaddehemulla Road | Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unawatuna is a tourist trap with very, very few decent places to eat - and Tartaruga is one of the worst. So, someone suggested we try the pizza at this 'Italian' restaurant. In a mixed group of 6 people (Italian, British, Sri Lankan) - all...More

Thank ozlikethewizard
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We popped in on the off chance for dinner. We were not disappointed. We went back a further three or four times. The food was excellent and they adapted things for me and my vegetarian daughter. The garlic toast is yum and Jumbo prawns -...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had lunch here when sunbathing and was really dissapointed. The prawn mayo sandwich was 90% onion, and my wife's tuna nicoise salad was made with cheap nasty tuna. We both ate 10% of our meals and told the waiter who smiled and didnt do much...More

Thank adequate8
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Best place to be based in Unawatuna - great omelettes and fresh salads. Really friendly staff. Why go anywhere else?

Thank TravellingEastMarlow
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Was excited to see the beautiful beach and settled down for beer and lunch at this restaurant. The place was reasonably crowded . We found a shaded table on the edge of the beach. We ordered Grilled prawns, Seafood platter and Srilankan Curry with rice....More

Thank kds1966
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Location wise this couldn't be better, you can sit in a raised bale or chairs and tables in the shade and enjoy a cool drink while watching the waves roll in. We had the pan fried calamari and the garlic prawns. Both were generous serves...More

Thank Cally87
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We stayed in this hotel and had breakfast and sometimes lunch or dinner here. Good food, great staff.

Thank Karina D
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and very friendly service. Would recommend a visit if you are on Unawatuna beach and would like some great fresh food.

Thank Natalie f
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Really nice restaurant. Be sure to order the Sri Lankan food as it is the food you will want. Be prepared to order less meals than you are people as what they provide is much more than you can eat. For us (2 adults, 4...More

Thank Jonas47
Reviewed 9 April 2017

When in uwanatuna 3 years agoi ate in this restaurant and in March of this year i went back to the same restaurant Food is good .On te beach so very well located Good Place to eat as consistent quality !!

Thank lescale
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaddehemulla Road | Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 91 4 927116
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